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3 Tips To Make Voting Easier in Arlington, VA

The 2018 midterm election is nearly here. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, and early voting continues in Arlington County through Saturday, Nov. 3.

Arlington residents will be voting for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives (8th District), Arlington County Board and Arlington School Board. There will also be two state constitutional amendments and four county bond referendums.

Only a little more than half of voting age Americans actually voted in the 2016 general election. Here are 3 tips to make voting easier in Arlington, VA, so that you can help shape our community, our state and our country.
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Arlington’s Instagram Style

I regularly scour Instagram to spotlight cool happenings, curious people, and interesting stuff throughout Arlington, Virginia. Here’s a rundown of the best recent Instagram finds including:

  • Highlights from Clarendon Day
  • A look back at Rosslyn in the late ’50s
  • And a look forward to National Voter Registration Day. Remember your vote is your voice … but you have to be registered to be able to vote!

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Help End Hunger in Arlington during Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month and the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) has a number of community events to help end hunger in our Arlington community.

Did you know that even though Arlington has one of the highest median household incomes in the country, AFAC serves more than 2,300 families having limited or uncertain access to food, reduced food intake, and disrupted eating patterns every week?
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Get A Taste Of Arlington And Help Local Charities

The 31st Annual Taste of Arlington will be held Sunday, May 20, in Ballston. The event features some 60 local restaurants and food trucks, wine, spirit and beer gardens, live music on two stages and more.

Restaurants – including local faves Ambar, Bistro 1521, Little Miss Whoppie, Pamplona and Texas Jack’s Barbecue – will be competing to be named “Best of the Best.”

Two stages with live music will run from noon until 6 p.m. with bands including Jumpin’ Jupiter and White Ford Bronco. There’s also a KidZone and a pop-up BarkPark for our four-legged friends.
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